NBA Betting Predictions: New Jersey Nets vs Washington Wizards
Basketball season is here folks, and we have a bunch of great games tonight to wager on. We got the New Jersey Nets playing the Washington Wizards at 7pm Eastern. BetDSI Sportsbook current Live Lines display the Washington Wizards as a -4 1/2 point favorite over the New Jersey Nets.
The Washington Wizards last year won only 23 games and really hope to make improvements this year. The Wizards really want to see last years draft selection guard John Wall improve yearly, especially on his shooting (40.9 percent from the field goal range, and 29.6 from downtown), and also his turnover rate as he has the second highest in the NBA with 3.8 a game.They will get a good opening match up for them as they have won seven of eight games against the New Jersey Nets, and won all four of their most recent when playing in Washington.
The Wizard lost their most recent preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers 101-94 on December 20th. Center JaVale McGee had a great game leading the Wizards in scoring with 20 points, and also had 9 rebounds and 2 blocked shots. Guards Jordan Crawford had 18 points, 6 rebounds, and an assist while John Wall had 17 points, a rebound, and 3 assists.
The New Jersey Nets missed the playoffs for their fourth season in a row as they won ly 24 games last year. This will be the Nets last year in New Jersey before moving to Brooklyn, and would love to leave on a good note and give something the fans to cheer for this year.
In their last preseason game the New Jersey nets lost to the New York Knicks 88-82 on the road. Nets Guard Deron Williams who’s contract is up at the end of this year led the team in scoring with 24 points, also had 4 rebounds, 7 assists, and a steal. Center Brook Lopez helped out with 15 points, 9 total rebounds, and a blocked shot, however led the team by a long margin with 6 turnovers.
My Prediction: With both teams being evenly matched and the long track record of the Washington Wizards beating the New Jersey Nets especially while playing at home you should have your money on the Wizard on this one.
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